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Events Calendar

Conferences/public lectures

The Centre normally holds 3 one-two day conferences in the academic year, and may host others,  as well as offering public lectures.  The Stephen Copley lecture is held annually, and CECS staff have given papers for the York Festival of Ideas.

Research Seminars

Where the CECS community of staff and students gather to hear and debate the latest research about the eighteenth century. Centre research seminars are held regularly in term time on Tuesdays at 4.30pm in KG/07 at the King's Manor.

Postgraduate Forum

The CECS Postgraduate Forum is a student-lead interdisciplinary research group that meets to listen to and discuss papers from fellow York postgrads, students from other universities, and visiting professors, in a relaxed and friendly environment.

 

Forthcoming Events

Tue
26
Jan

Walpole’s Book Parts

CECS Research Seminar with Luisa Calè (Birkbeck, University of London)

Fri
29
Jan

Exploring Constellations

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

Tue
2
Feb

Book launch: Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain

CECS Research Seminar with Chloe Wigston Smith (University of York) and Serena Dyer (De Montfort University, Leicester)

Fri
5
Feb

Exploring Constellations

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

Previous events

Exploring Constellations

Friday 22 January 2021

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

"Here we meet with characters of every stamp, of every complexation”: The London Coffee-house and print culture, 1770-1795

Tuesday 19 January 2021

CECS Postgraduate Forum with Edward Hardiman (University of Keele & Cumbria Archive Services)

Exploring Constellations

Friday 15 January 2021

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group

William Kent's Gothic at the Minster: Its influence on Georgian Gothic Design

Saturday 9 January 2021

York Georgian Society Lecture with Peter Lindfield (Manchester Metropolitan University)

Exploring Constellations

Friday 8 January 2021

A William Blake Virtual "Reading" Group